Back when we bought most of our business books in stores, that’s where a lot of us would be on Saturday morning, taking the time to look through books that interested us, to see if we wanted to buy them. Today, you can do the same thing without leaving home.
Preview books on Amazon or Barnes and Noble by looking inside the book. Check the table of contents and look at some pages. If you’ve got a Kindle or Nook, download the free sample. And don’t forget the reviews. Many summarize a book’s contents superbly.
Bonus: You’ll learn a lot from the samples and reviews.
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